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With Brits living longer and the rules of retirement constantly changing, you could be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed. Look here for all of the news and insight you need to plan your future, whether you’re retiring now or looking forward to freedom. If you're on the cusp of retirement check out our 'Retiring Now' section. Our 'Retirement Planning' section is a useful tool in the run-up to retirement.

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Wealthier families pass three-quarters of their wealth to the next generation

A third of wealthier individuals plan to pass on wealth to their children during...

Equity release: 10 points to consider before taking the leap

Retirement age rises, increased life expectancy and poorer pension incomes mean ...

Older people’s financial needs ‘not being fully met’

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has warned the financial services industry...

MPs launch inquiry into pension freedoms

An influential group of MPs have launched a probe into pension freedoms followin...

Brits taking later life planning seriously

Two surveys have found that, contrary to a number of recent reports, people are ...

How to work out your income in retirement

For people approaching retirement who have a number of possible income streams, ...

Retiring now

Investment growth matters most as you near retirement

Although making larger contributions is key to building a pension pot early in l...

Annuity sales continue to fall

New data from the FCA shows that annuity sales continue to slide following the i...

Experts give their views on today’s Finance Bill

The government has published its Finance Bill 2017. It has a number of measures ...

A guide to getting a better annuity rate

Annuity rates have plunged to record lows but there are certain steps you can ta...

Survey reveals lack of confidence on pension savings

Four out of five people (83%) wish they were saving more into their pension ever...

Working until you drop: older generations retiring later

Good news for those who like their jobs; new government statistics reveal that w...

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How to work out your income in retirement

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The competition watchdog has fined six estate agents a total of £370,000 for forming a secret cartel to artifi...
Estate agents fined for forming illegal cartel

How to get your bank statements mortgage-approval ready

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Ryanair jetting towards US flights for £10

Ryanair is on course to achieve its long-held ambition of offering transatlantic flights to the US – and the...

Investing in car parks: a good vehicle for income seekers?

As the search for income continues, many investors are turning to alternatives, with car parks becoming increa...

Tesco expected to post significant write-offs

Tesco is predicted to unveil the biggest loss in its 100-year history, according to analysts.

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